| Dec 9, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published May 15, 2010.
Each Saturday morning I open the local newspaper and am shocked to see my scraggly,...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Things I simply just don’t get: So, the last Harry Potter movie just came out.
Spoiler Alert: J.K. Rowling is a gazillionaire.
And leading up to the release was a gauntlet of publicity about the middle-aged actors pretending to be 17-year-old...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:38 PM
The radical community organizer Saul Alinsky, whose insights are used today as much by those on the right as on the left, once wrote:
“If people don't think they have the power to solve their problems, they won't even think about how to solve...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Thousands of roses, gerberas and irises have yet to go on Glendale’s Tournament of Roses Parade float, but for several weeks, hundreds of volunteers have been carefully applying dry materials such as spices, seeds and bark on the 35-foot-long craft....
| Dec 29, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Glendale got introduced to a whole a new meaning for "knock knock" in 2012, and became the focus of international media coverage after becoming the object of desire for two television stars — Kim Kardashian and a black bear with a taste for...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 9:35 PM
1) Glendale-trained Ronda Rousey takes titles and MMA world by storm — Much like her six professional bouts — which have never extended past the first round — the year 2012 was a whirlwind of success for “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey....
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:32 PM
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — Whether it's regarding her gracing the cover of "ESPN The Magazine Body Issue," hosting an episode of TMZ, choice words for Kim Kardashian and Michael Phelps or myriad other topics, instances, interviews and appearances, "Rowdy"...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 6:15 PM
These are the days of Ronda Rousey.
She has become a media darling, a sex symbol and a bona fide mixed-martial-arts superstar who's been all over the television screen, magazine covers and, of course, the Internet, with roughly 100,000 Twitter...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:04 PM
The bear affectionately known as "Glen Bearian" or "Meatball" proclaims his love for food in trash cans and makes high-minded allusions to everything from top-40 songs to the Egyptian revolution. He gives bear hugs, tweets wisecracks and once even...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Kim Kardashian may not be able to be run for mayor of Glendale, but she may be invited to ride on the city's upcoming Tournament of Roses Parade float.
“She has shown an interest in Glendale,” said Councilman Ara Najarian, who at a City...
| Dec 2, 2012
If you ever tried to spot the Glendale Rose Parade float on television on New Year’s Day, you know you had to stay glued to your set and never blink — you only get a passing glance.
So what do you think would happen if you put the highest-...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian has pulled his request to invite reality television star Kim Kardashian to ride atop the city’s Rose Parade float given that she’s already booked for a New Year’s Eve event in Las Vegas.
The proposal was...